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Author Taffel, Ron.

Title Breaking through to teens : a new psychotherapy for the new adolescence / Ron Taffel
Published New York : Guilford Press, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 292 pages)
Contents Context: the new adolescence and a new treatment paradigm -- First meeting: getting teens to talk -- Foundation: what's necessary to build a helping relationship with teens -- The core: healing the divided-self of 21st-century teens -- Direction: advice as essential to helping teens change behavior and attitudes -- The gray zone: the truth about lying to therapists and other child professionals -- Treatment unbound: creating "flexible confidentiality" -- The parent trap: childrearing advice as essential to helping parents change behavior -- Stuck: how to conduct a "focused family session" -- The village: bringing friends into treatment -- The real in relational: challenging ourselves to stay three-dimensional with teens
Summary Taffel presents a powerful new framework for psychotherapy for today's teens, for whom high-risk behavior, lack of adult guidance, and intense anxiety and stress increasingly come with the territory
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-284) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Adolescent psychotherapy.
Parent and teenager.
Parent-Child Relations.
Professional-Patient Relations.
Psychology, Adolescent.
Psychotherapy -- methods.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2004027861
ISBN 1281123412
1423771184 (electronic bk.)
1593851359 (alk. paper)
9781423771180 (electronic bk.)
9781593851354 (alk. paper)